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Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales

...After voters in Washington state and Colorado made history by legalizing marijuana in November 2012, Colorado hit the finish line first, opening its...its first retail outlets.But while Colorado created the sizzle for pot legalization...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/washington-state-lauded-cautious-approa
State
Sports on TV

...tape)COLLEGE FOOTBALL11 a.m., ESPN - BYU at UConn1 p.m., ESPNU - UTSA at Houston1 p.m., FS1 - Colorado St. vs. Colorado, at Denver2:30 p.m., ESPN - UNLV at ArizonaGOLF1:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Italian Open...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-29/sports-tv
Sports
Freewheelers take Treadwell Trail

...The event wrapped up with a post-race BBQ and warm fire at Sandy Beach.Thanks to the event sponsors - the Alaskan Brewing Co., John McConnochie at Cycle Alaska, and Fritz Moser at El Sombrero.And another thank you to the race volunteers - Marc Scholten...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-29/freewheelers-take-treadwell-trail
Sports
Morally Improv-erished performs in Austin; Mission IMPROVable visits Juneau;

...Pattern 9 combines improv, slam poetry, clown and Dada stylings into a single format.Caldwell and Christenson are also the co-producers of the Alaska State Improv Festival.The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival began Aug. 26 and runs through Sept. 1...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/morally-improv-erished-performs-austin-mi
Art
Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...couple's best known collaborative works are the four books in the award-winning Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature Series, co-published by Sealaska Heritage Institute and the University of Washington Press. At the time of Dauenhauer's death, they...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/songs-vision-and-experience
Art
Heritage coffee stand robbed

...only the second time in 40 years one of the drive-thru Heritage Coffee stands has been robbed, said Heritage Coffee Roasting Co. Founder and President Grady Saunders. The last time was almost exactly a year ago when a man robbed the drive-through stand...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/coffee-stand-robbed-again
Local
Business news roundup

...Brewing's first fall seasonalForget pumpkin spice lattes. Pumpkin Porter, a former Pilot Series favorite, is now Alaskan Brewing Co.'s first-ever fall seasonal brew.The beer is now available in 12-ounce bottles and on tap in 17 states, according to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25/business-news-roundup
Local
My Turn: Ballot Measure 2 strikes the right balance for rural Alaska

...yet the majority of impaired driving accidents come from alcohol, not marijuana. It's not even close.We can learn from Colorado and Washington. The Alaska initiative creates a regulatory board tasked with creating "requirements to prevent the sale or...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-27/my-turn-ballot-measure-2-strikes-righ
Opinion
Look out for lice as school starts

...an infestation. "It's a crazy time of year," Dr. Amy Dressel said in a phone interview. Dressel is a pediatrician and co-owner of Glacier Pediatrics. Lice are usually handled by parents at home, but she said her office receives a lot of phone...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/look-out-lice-school-starts
Local
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...impressed that 15 people can come to consensus and put community at the top of the list," Wayne Brenner, one of the nominated co-chairs of the committee said after the three-day conference. "That is the key that holds Southeast together." The Tongass...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State

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